Upon moving in, Candler declares the new headquarters building is “sufficient for all of our needs for all time to come.”
1899: The first Coca-Cola bottling plant opens in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Coca-Cola hires its first salesmen outside the U.S., in Cuba and Puerto Rico.
1901: Coca-Cola spends more than $100,000 on advertising; 1904: Annual sales of Coca-Cola exceed 1 million gallons.
1905: President Teddy Roosevelt visits Atlanta; The first magazine ads for Coca-Cola appear in national publications.
1909: Asa Candler's brother John builds the first home in Atlanta's Druid Hills neighborhood.